Year 9

Why did the League of Nations fail?

Lessons (4)

  • In this lesson, we will explore the structure of the League of Nations and the events of the 1920s. We will start to judge how successful the League was in its early years.
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  • In this lesson, we will examine the global situation which made the work of the League of Nations much more difficult in the 1930s, and go on to explore two examples of the failure of the League of Nations (Manchuria and Abyssinia) which paved the way to the Second World War.
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  • In this lesson, we will explore how the failures of the League paved the way for further difficulties in the 1930s. We will look at the actions taken by Hitler and the lack of action from Britain and France, which meant that war became inevitable.
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  • In this lesson, we will investigate the events which led up to the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939. We will explore the Nazi-Soviet Pact, and start to think about the failures of the League of Nations.
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